Suicide

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Suicides Rare in Young Children; Rate Edged Up in Black Boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show.

05/18/2015

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Couple Found Dead After Shots Fired in Stafford

The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office says a couple was found dead after shots were fired in what they believe is a murder-suicide case.

05/16/2015

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Study: Suicide Rise In Middle-Age Adults Linked To Recession

A study has found that the rate of suicide among adults ages 40-64 increased from 15.5 percent per 100,000 people to 18.2 percent per 100,000 people.

02/28/2015

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Facebook Rolling Out Suicide Prevention Tool

Social media has become a platform where users express their feelings, and often their intention to kill themselves.

02/26/2015

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Study: Unemployment Linked To 45,000 Global Suicides Each Year

One-in-five suicides, or about 45,000 each year between 2000-2011, have been linked to unemployment.

02/13/2015

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D.C. Authorities: Inmate Found Dead at Central Cell Block

D.C. authorities say they are investigating the weekend death of an inmate in the District’s central cell block.

02/08/2015

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Wounded Man Confronts Police With Knife, Shot By Officers

A man is dead after being shot by police for confronting officers with a knife, Howard County Police say.

08/20/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Lewis Black Blasts Rush Limbaugh Over ‘Cruel and Stupid’ Comments on Robin Williams

Comedian Lewis Black blasted radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh for his comments regarding actor Robin Williams’ apparent suicide.

08/13/2014

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